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Regional campaign against poverty pay gains traction with commitment from more than 100 firms

February 9, 2023
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Regional campaign against poverty pay gains traction with commitment from more than 100 firms

More than 100 firms in Bristol and across the West of England have signed up to a regional Good Employment Charter which pledges to pay staff a Real Living Wage and clamp down on the use of zero-hours contracts. Introduced by Metro Mayor Dan Norris as part of a...

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City centre office market bounces back as creative and tech firms engage in race for prime space

February 3, 2023
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City centre office market bounces back as creative and tech firms engage in race for prime space

Bristol’s buoyant tech and creative sectors are helping the city’s office market recover from the impact of the pandemic – with headline rents ahead of other major regional cities, including Birmingham and Manchester, according to new research. The tech, media and telecoms sector, along with professional services and co-working...

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Housebuilder Persimmon finds itself right at home with Mr B & Friends as its new creative agency

February 3, 2023
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Housebuilder Persimmon finds itself right at home with Mr B & Friends as its new creative agency

Independent Bristol brand consultancy Mr B & Friends has been appointed marketing and creative agency partner for Persimmon Homes Group. Mr B & Friends will work closely with Persimmon’s marketing and customer experience (CX) team across brand strategy, identity, customer engagement and acquisition campaigns, CX, physical and digital environments...

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General manager of Bristol innovation hub Engine Shed takes up new role as its director

February 2, 2023
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General manager of Bristol innovation hub Engine Shed takes up new role as its director

Bristol’s Engine Shed enterprise and innovation hub has appointed Mike Paton as its new director. Mike, pictured, has extensive knowledge of the University of Bristol-owned Engine Shed, having overseen its operations and finance as general manager since 2021.  He is also programme manager for the University of Bristol’s quantum...

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Bristol Airport expansion to go ahead after protestors lose High Court battle to halt it

January 31, 2023
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Bristol Airport expansion to go ahead after protestors lose High Court battle to halt it

The High Court has dismissed the legal challenge brought against the Planning Inspectorate’s permission for Bristol Airport’s expansion. The Planning Inspectorate decided last February to allow the airport to increase its annual limit on passengers from 10m to 12m after North Somerset Council rejected the plan, which includes major investment...

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CBRE Bristol office boss takes on wider role to grow the business across the Midlands and South

January 30, 2023
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CBRE Bristol office boss takes on wider role to grow the business across the Midlands and South

Tom Morris, head of global real estate advisor CBRE’s Bristol office, is to become managing director for its Midlands & South region. In his new role, Tom, pictured, will be responsible for the overall management, strategic direction and growth of the business across CBRE’s offices in Birmingham and Southampton...

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Series of surveys point to gloomy outlook for South West firms as trading conditions remain tough

January 27, 2023
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Series of surveys point to gloomy outlook for South West firms as trading conditions remain tough

Confidence among the South West’s small businesses has plunged to the lowest level since the country emerged from Covid lockdowns, according to a new survey. The latest quarterly confidence report from the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) reveals that fears of inflation, falling consumer demand and the general cost...

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Temple Bright builds out its construction professionals practice in super-networked South West

January 27, 2023
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Temple Bright builds out its construction professionals practice in super-networked South West

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright has continued to expand its South West construction practice, securing further appointments to advise a wide variety of professional firms in the sector. Clients now include architects, landscape architects, interior designers, planning consultants, structural engineers, transport consultants, building surveyors, quantity surveyors and...

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Business rivals to test their brains and brawn in support of Bristol Bears Community Foundation

January 27, 2023
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Business rivals to test their brains and brawn in support of Bristol Bears Community Foundation

Teams from across the Bristol’s business community will swap the workplace for the rugby field to try to raise money for Bristol Bears Community Foundation. Staff from the Foundation – which supports communities across in the South West through programmes tackling education, participation, health, and inclusion – have teamed...

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Fourth housing association panel appointment in 12 months for Foot Anstey’s developer sector team

January 24, 2023
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Fourth housing association panel appointment in 12 months for Foot Anstey’s developer sector team

The developer sector team at national law firm Foot Anstey has secured a place on the legal panel of Eastlight Homes – its fourth housing association panel appointment in the past year. Foot Anstey, which has an office in Bristol, has been appointed to two lots – for property...

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Regional growth strategy at Rodgers Leask gathers pace as it takes on new director

January 23, 2023
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Regional growth strategy at Rodgers Leask gathers pace as it takes on new director

National engineering consultancy Rodgers Leask has appointed Dave Bathurst as regional director based in its Bristol office as it aims to increase its presence in the South West. Dave, pictured, has joined to head the firm’s civil engineering team in Bristol, with Rodgers Leask saying he would be using...

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Search begins for the region’s most innovative property projects as top awards return for 2023

January 16, 2023
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Search begins for the region’s most innovative property projects as top awards return for 2023

Regional law firm Michelmores’ property awards – regarded as among the most prestigious in the South West – are returning this year after last being staged in 2021. This year will also mark the 20th anniversary of the contest, which celebrates the best property, development and construction projects in...

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Burges Salmon legal team helps Walsall FC owners buy freehold of club’s ground

January 13, 2023
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Burges Salmon legal team helps Walsall FC owners buy freehold of club’s ground

A cross-firm team from Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has advised Walsall FC on its acquisition of the freehold of its Poundland Bescot Stadium in a move described as a landmark deal for the League Two club. The transaction, which includes some adjoining land, follows the takeover of...

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